Wilson State Park (Kansas) Article

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Wilson State Park
Wilson State Park sign.jpg
Map showing the location of Wilson State Park
Map showing the location of Wilson State Park
Location in Kansas
Location Wilson, Russell, Kansas, United States
Coordinates 38°55′00″N 98°30′16″W / 38.91667°N 98.50444°W / 38.91667; -98.50444
WILSON STATE PARK (KANSAS) Latitude and Longitude:

38°55′00″N 98°30′16″W / 38.91667°N 98.50444°W / 38.91667; -98.50444
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Area945 acres (382 ha)
Elevation1,594 ft (486 m) [1]
Established1966
Governing body Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
Website Wilson State Park

Wilson State Park is a public recreation area found on the south shore of 9,000-acre (3,600 ha) Wilson Lake reservoir approximately 10 miles (16 km) north of the city of Wilson in Russell County, Kansas, United States. Located at the reservoir's eastern end, the state park covers 945 acres (382 ha) divided into two areas by the reservoir's southeastern arm: the Hell Creek area on the west side and the Otoe area on the east side. The Hell Creek area hosts a marina. Both areas include hiking trails, swimming beaches, boat ramps, and camping facilities. [2] [3] [4]

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References

  1. ^ a b "Wilson State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Wilson State Park". Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  3. ^ "Kansas State Parks Guide" (PDF). Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism. Retrieved May 31, 2017.
  4. ^ "Wilson Lake Map" (PDF). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Retrieved May 31, 2017.

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